October 13, 2016

Cecelia Ahern Quotes

“Age is just a number, not a state of mind or a reason for any type of particular behaviour. “

“All families have their secrets, most people would never know them, but they know there are spaces, gaps where the answers should be, where someone should have sat, where someone used to be. A name that is never uttered, or uttered just once and never again. We all have our secrets. “

“Alone or not, you gotta walk forward. “

“Anyway, it doesn’t matter how much, how often, or how closely you keep an eye on things because you can’t control it. Sometimes things and people just go. Just like that. “

“At moments when life is at its worst there are two things you can do: 1.) break down,lose hope and refuse to go on while lying face down on the ground banging your fists and kicking your legs, or 2.) laugh. Bobby and I did the latter. “

“at your weakest, you end up showing more strength; at your lowest, you are suddenly lifted higher than you’ve ever been. They all border one another, these opposites and show how quickly we can be altered. “

“Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you. “

“Believe me, when you die, it’s everybody else’s but your problem “

“Children need close friends to help them grow up, to discover things about themselves and about life. They also need close friends to keep them sane “

“Don’t be afraid to fall in love again. Open your heart and follow where it leads you…and remember, shoot for the moon. “

“Don’t ever take for granted when people look in your eyes; you have no idea how important it is to be acknowledged. Even if it’s an angry stare, because it’s when they ignore you, when they look right through you, that you should start worrying. “

“Don’t mind all those people who say that you should be back to normal in a month or two. Grieving is all part of helping yourself anyway. “

“Empty words almost echo within themselves “

“Fairy tales are such evil little stories for young children. “

“Finding someone you love and loves you back is a wonderful feeling. But finding a true soulmate is an even better feelin. A soulmate is someone who understands you like no other will be there for you forever no matter what. “

“Have you ever not known something but known it at the same time? “

“Hope makes you stronger, because it brings with it a sense of reason. Not a reason of how or why they were taken away from you, but a reason to live. Because it’s a maybe. A ‘maybe someday things won’t always be this shit. And that ‘maybe’ immediately makes the shittiness better. “

“I’ve learned that home isn’t a place, it’s a feeling. “

“If invisible people eat invisible food does invisible wind blow invisible trees? “

“If you love something, let it go. if it was meant to be, it will come back to you. “

“Is not where I live happily ever after, or who with. It’s the fact that I live happily ever after. “

“Life has a way of getting what it wants when it really knows what it wants. “

“Life is made up of meetings and partings. People come into your life everyday, you say good morning, you say good evening, some stay for a few minutes, some stay for a few months, some a year, others a whole lifetime. No matter who it is, you meet and then you part. “

“Life… It’s a great and terrible and short and endless thing. None of us come out of it alive. “

“Love frees a soul and in the same breath can sometimes suffocate it. “

“Memories were fine but you couldn’t touch them, smell them or hold them. They were never exactly as the moment was, and they faded with time. “

“Nobody’s life is filled with perfect little moments. And if it were they wouldn’t be perfect little moments. They would just be normal. ow would you know happiness if you never experienced downs? “

“Nothing is never nothing. It’s always something. “

“Often when we realize how precious those seconds are, it’s too late for them to be captured because the moment has passed. We realize too late. “

“Our life is made up of time. Our days are measured in hours, our pay measured by those hours, our knowledge is measured by years. […] And yet time eventually runs out and you wonder in your heart of hearts if those seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, years and decades were being spent the best way they possibly could. “

“Parents are the barometers of emotions for children and it has a domino effect. “

“People forget they have options. And they forget that those things don’t really matter. They should concentrate on what they have and not what they don’t have. And by the way, wishing and dreaming doesn’t mean concentrating on what you don’t have, it’s positive thinking that encourages hoping and believing, not whinging and moaning. “

“people who say its a long story, mean it’s a stupid short one that they are too embarrassed and couldn’t be bothered to tell “

“Seeming and being are not one and the same. “

“Shoot for the moon, even if you fail, you’ll land among the stars.”

“Sighs and silences and avoided conversations are just as important as the things you do talk about. “

“So now, all alone or not, you gotta walk ahead. Thing to remember is if we’re all alone, then we’re all together in that too. “

“sometimes we have absolutely no idea where we are, we need the smallest clue to show us where to begin. “

“sometimes we need all the glue we can get, just to hold ourselves together. “

“Sometimes wrong numbers are the right numbers “

“Sometimes you have to give yourself to somebody in order to see who you are. Sometimes you have to unravel things to get to the core “

“Stop and take your time to notice things and make those things you notice matter. “

“That’s the thing about lessons, you always learn them when you don’t expect them or want them. “

“That’s what life is about: People come and go. “

“The more you try to simplify things the more you complicate them. You create rules, build walls, push people away, lie to yourself and ignore true feelings. That is not simplifying things. “

“Their plan had been very simple: to stay together for the rest of their lives.  “

“There aren’t many sure things in life, but one thing I do know is that you have to deal with the consequences of your actions. You have to follow through on some things. “

“There aren’t many sure things in life, but one thing I know for sure isthat you have to deal with the consequences of your actions. You have to followthrough on some things. “

“There is absolutely nothing wrong with returning to the house you grew up in every now and again. It’s good for the soul. “

“They say a story loses something with each telling. “

“Things won’t change unless you change you. “

“This is my one and only life, and it is a great and terrible and short and endless thing, and none of us come out of it alive “

“Time cannot be packaged and ribboned and left under trees for christmas morning.Time can’t be given.But it can be shared “

“Time cant be given. But it can be shared. “

“Time is more precious than gold, more precious than diamonds, more precious than oil or any valuable treasures. It is time that we do not have enough of; it is time that causes the war within our hearts, and so we must spend it wisely. “

“Today I love you more than ever; tomorrow I will love you even more. I need you more than ever; I want you more than ever. “

“Tonight I’m happy. I will worry about tomorrow when tomorrow comes. But I’m getting there… “

“We all make mistakes, some bigger than others, but none of us is perfect. “

“We each have our hiding places and we each put up with the little quirks of the people we love. “

“We haven’t lost everything, if we haven’t lost our hope. “

“Well that’s the problem with paradise- nothing attracts a serpent quite like it. “

“what a luxury it was for people to beable to hold their loved ones whenever they wanted. “

“what a luxury it was for people to hold their loved ones whenever they wanted “

“What if we knew what tomorrow would bring? Would we fix it? Could we? “

“What seems tragic now won’t even be an issue in a few years time. “

“What was that thing that could make two people promise one another to spend every day of the rest of their lives together? Ah,I found it. It was a thing called love. A small simple word. “

“When you’re on your own, you look for signs. Sometimes you make them up, sometimes they’re actually there, but most of the time you can’t tell the difference from the two. “

“Yesterday was a closed book, tomorrow, however, was another story. “

“You can run and run as fast and as far as you like, but the truth is, wherever you run, there you are. “

“You gotta be rich to be insane, Hol. Losing your mind is not a luxury for the middle class. “

“You shouldn’t try to stop everything from happening. Sometimes you’re supposed to feel awkward. Sometimes you’re supposed to be vulnerable in front of people. Sometimes it’s necessary because it’s all part of you getting to the next part of yourself, the next day. “

“you will always be my favorite hello and hardest goodbye.P.S. i will always love you “

“Your heart can break at any age. “